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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc Care Coordinator RN -Complex Healthcare in Columbus, Ohio

Care Coordinator RN -Complex HealthcareRequisition ID2020-24824CategoryNursingOverviewCare Coordination RN - Salaried Nursing Position (Home visits required)Shift and Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pmThe Care Coordination Nurse is responsible for ensuring the provision of quality patient care in the appropriate setting through care coordination, case management, utilization management of inpatient admissions, and transitions of care to different levels of care. In collaboration with the attending practitioner, the family and other members of the health care team, coordinates the individualized plan of care and communicates the plan to appropriate stakeholders. The Care Coordination Nurse ensures that high quality care is provided as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. The nurse facilitates continuity of care by coordinating transition to post-discharge care.ResponsibilitiesThe Care Coordination Nurse implements and supports the philosophy, mission, values, standards, policies and procedures of Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Patient Care Services Division.1. The Care Coordinator Nurse performs case management core functions which include:A. screening and identification of patientsB. establishment of an effective relationship with patient/familyC. assessment of patient/family strengths and needsD. development of a family-centered plan of care around discharge planningE. procurement and coordination of services2. Facilitates the patient/family's ability to assume responsibility for managing their own health care when appropriate by:A. promoting return of the patient/family to the highest level of wellness possibleB. ensuring that the right services are delivered at the right site by the right provider at the right time for the right costC. assisting in the acquisition or verification of financial/payer/insurance information when appropriate3. Collaborates with the Utilization Review Specialist RN regarding medical necessity of inpatient admission, appropriate patient class and duration of hospitalization.4. In collaboration with the practitioner, facilitates and coordinates quality patient care in a timely and cost-effective manner while promoting multidisciplinary collaboration between all members of the health care team. Collaborates with appropriate medical/nursing personnel to influence appropriate progression of care and timely, safe patient discharge.5. Facilitates multi-disciplinary patient progression rounds. Focuses practitioner, nurse and other health care team members on progress toward discharge including needed tests and procedures, family education and family and patient readiness for discharge.6. In collaboration with the team, identifies barriers to a timely, safe discharge and develops a plan to address. Monitors progress of the plan. Escalated discharge barriers that team cannot address to appropriate next level.7. Works in collaboration with the patient, family and health care team to secure and coordinate services and equipment needed to manage the special health care needs of the patient post discharge.8. Assures that the family has choice in the selection of home care vendors.9. Maintains accurate documentation of all patient/family encounters and documents appropriately in the medical record and the case management system.10. Provides information and resources to patient, family and post hospital providers that will help the patient maintain his/her optimal level of health post discharge.11. Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development in their individualized discharge planning.12. Analyzes clinical trends and data to id